The earliest reference of Indian Agra comes from the epical age, when Mahabharata the Indian Epic refer Agra as Agravana. In the sources prior to this, Agra has been referred as Arya Griha or the abode of the Aryans. The first person who referred Agra by its modern name was Ptolemy (Claudius Ptolemaeus).
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this is a great place to stay, close to train station. staff very friendly and helpful. they cooked fresh curry with rice and all the trimmings when i arrived late, good food and no delhi belly. clean sheets on bed. manager is eager to help with anything you need to know about agra or onward travel. ... more
Hotel Sanjay is conveniently situated near to the railway station but not close to Taj Mahal or Red Fort. The rooms are clean and on demand Breakfast is served in the room. ... more
Delhi Agra Jaipur and Goa in 2 weeks....too much?
Hi Emmy, Your budget and time schedule it fine and you can easily take care of yr . Please however take care of winters as Agra and Jaipur get quite cold during nights. Try to travel as much by road and during day time as it will give u the sight of real india. It being Winter u will see a lot ...
See the TAJ or something great in India this weekend!
Im currently in Bangalore and would want to see the TAj this weekend but I am hearing a lot of negative stuff for single lady traveler. I can take the early AM flight to DELHI but I need a guide to pick me from the airport, bring me straight to agra (train or cab or bus), see the taj and the fort ...
1 week in India - Female on own
Kate, Assuming that you'll be around Delhi there are a few options that you have. 1) Agra, Haridwar and Benares Go to see the Taj and the forts in Agra for a couple of days. There are regular trains and buses plying between Delhi and Agra. Or you can hire a cab to Agra. You should then move ...
Arrived in Agra by bus yesterday, Govind had some work to do here so I had some company on the journey which was good and there are plenty of other tourists in the hotel to chat too. Hotel is very ...
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